SUP Rental Staff

SUP Rental Staff Position
Qualification
  • 16 years of age minimum
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Familiar with marine environment, comfortable in water
  • Good swimmer, water safety/lifeguard cert. a plus
  • Able to multitask, relate well to all age groups
  • Able to paddle a stand up paddleboard or willing to learn
  • Able to remain calm, cool, collected during emergency situations
  • Have good awareness and able to recognize potential surrounding hazards
Responsibilities
  • Complete daily Dynamic Risk Assessment form
  • Represent MBSUP in a professional manner at all times
  • Give renters rental agreement/waiver for reading and signing
  • Assist with putting renters on the water; carry boards to beach, hand out equipment
  • Respond to first aid emergencies
  • Complete incident reports
  • Use marine VHF radio as needed
  • Assist with cleaning equipment and loading SUP boards on trailer
  • Communicate with coworkers, as well as Harbor Department or other agencies
  • Complete credit card and cash transactions
  • Assist certified instructor with on-water safety duties
Work Schedule/Hours
You will work up to 6 hours per day. Our rental operation is reservation based, so there
will be some change of schedule through the week and on the weekend. Weekends are
generally more busy, and you may have more hours during weekends than weekdays.
Likely hours will be 7:30 AM until 2:00 PM with a 30 minute lunch break.

Level 1 SUP Instructor

Level 1 SUP Instructor Position
Qualifications
  • Minimum two years paddling (SUP) experience
  • Current certification through ACA, ASI, or PaddleFit required
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Excellent swimmer, water safety/lifeguard experience a plus
  • Able to multitask, relate well to all age groups, maintain a very high level of energy and enthusiasm, lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Able to paddle minimum of 2 miles on flat water
  • Able to maintain calm, cool and collected during emergency situations
  • Detail oriented and aware
  • Knowledge of the sport of stand up paddleboarding
  • Understanding of marine environments
Responsibilities
  • Represent MBSUP in a professional manner at all times
  • Follow a lesson plan
  • Conduct a two-hour private or group on-water SUP lesson for up to five students of varying ages in a variety of weather conditions
  • Build rapport with people of various age groups and guide them through development of stand up paddleboarding skills
  • Carry SUP boards to and from beach, organize equipment, account for equipment, return and clean equipment and prepare equipment for storage
  • Complete credit card and cash transactions
  • Use marine VHF radio
  • Complete incident reports
  • Respond to first aid emergencies
Work Schedule/Hours
You will work up to 6 hours per day with not more than two lessons per shift. Most often,
instructors assist with set up/preparation for one lesson, teach the lesson, clean up/pack
up, and further assist with the rental operation. Most lessons are conducted early in the
morning, so instructor schedules usually begin at 7:30 AM and end at 11:00 AM, unless
there is a second lesson to teach. A second class may be offered from 11:00 to 1:00.
Wind often dictates when lessons are offered, and often cancels lessons. Work
schedules vary greatly depending on demand and season.

Level 2 SUP Instructor

Level 2 SUP Instructor Position
Qualifications
  • Minimum four years paddling (SUP) experience
  • Current LEVEL 2 certification through ACA, ASI, or PaddleFit required
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification
  • Excellent swimmer, water safety/lifeguard experience a plus
  • Able to multitask, relate well to all age groups, maintain a very high level of energy and enthusiasm, lift up to 35 lbs.
  • Able to paddle minimum of 5 miles on flat water
  • Able to maintain calm, cool and collected during emergency situations
  • Detail oriented and aware
  • Knowledge of the sport of stand up paddleboarding
  • Understanding of marine environments
Responsibilities
  • Represent MBSUP in a professional manner at all times
  • Follow a lesson plan
  • Conduct a two-hour private or group on-water SUP lesson for up to five students of varying ages in a variety of weather conditions in exposed waters.
  • Build rapport with people of various age groups and guide them through development of stand up paddleboarding skills
  • Carry SUP boards to and from beach, organize equipment, account for equipment, return and clean equipment and prepare equipment for storage
  • Complete credit card and cash transactions
  • Use marine VHF radio
  • Complete incident reports
  • Respond to first aid emergencies
Work Schedule/Hours
You will work up to 6 hours per day with not more than two lessons per shift. Most often,
instructors assist with set up/preparation for one lesson, teach the lesson, clean up/pack
up, and further assist with the rental operation. Most lessons are conducted early in the
morning, so instructor schedules usually begin at 7:30 AM and end at 11:00 AM, unless
there is a second lesson to teach. A second class may be offered from 11:00 to 1:00.
Wind often dictates when lessons are offered, and often cancels lessons. Work
schedules vary greatly depending on demand and season.

Natural History Tour Guide

SUP Natural History Tour Guide
Qualifications
  • B.S. degree in marine biology, marine science, ecology, zoology, or equivalent
  • Experience in teaching, outdoor/interpretive science education, science enrichment or as tour guide preferred
  • Certified SUP instructor preferred (ACA, ASI, PaddleFit, WPA)
  • Knowledge of marine/estuarine environments, marine flora and fauna
  • Experience on a stand up paddleboard or willing to learn, and comfortable in the water
  • Able to relate to and build rapport with all age groups
  • Outgoing, enthusiastic, energetic
  • Able to follow prepared lesson plan, and assist with development of new lesson plansFirst Aid/CPR certified
Responsibilities
  • Represent MBSUP in a professional manner at all times
  • Prepare educational materials including script, maps, laminated photographs, tools
  • Assist with bringing SUP boards to and from beach
  • Deliver a 1 1/2-hour educational guided program on the water for up to 8 people
  • Respond to first aid emergencies
Work Schedule
SUP Natural history tours are offered on weekends throughout the year. Due to weather
concerns, tours are offered in the morning hours only. Your schedule will begin as early
as 7:30 AM and end by 11:00 AM.